Geography and Environment


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Social enterprise summer school gives Southampton students experience of a lifetime

12 September 2014

Students from across the University of Southampton have had the experience of a lifetime this summer when they got the opportunity to take part in the University’s first social enterprise summer camp in India.

Shingle habitat covered in Oysterpl

New report finds Scottish shingle thriving

2 September 2014

A geographical survey by the Universities of Southampton and Cambridge for Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has found there are more vegetated shingle beaches in Scotland than previously thought – and the majority are in good condition.

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New PhD opportunity with the Natural History Museum

21 August 2014

The Natural History Museum is offering one joint PhD studentship with the University of Southampton, starting on 1 November 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Southampton Geography course ratings increase for 4th year in a row

14 August 2014

Our National Student Survey (NSS) 2014 scores have risen for the fourth year in a row, with overall student satisfaction now standing at 91% and with BSc Geography achieving one of the top scores in the University.

RGS Rural Geography Research Group (RGRG) dissertation prize

30 July 2014

We are delighted to announce that BSc Geography graduate, Heather Chamberlain, has won joint third place in the Royal Geographical Society’s RGRG Undergraduate Dissertation Prize award.

Improving our understanding of health needs through statistical modelling techniques

30 July 2014

Researchers from Geography at Southampton (Prof Graham Moon and Dr Joanna Taylor) and Geography at Portsmouth (Dr Liz Twigg), are examining new ways to develop health statistics in small areas. They were invited to the the Netherlands to deliver a short course on their research.

High street research highlighted in ESRC Impact Report

30 July 2014

The research of Neil Wrigley, Professor of Human Geography at the University of Southampton and Fellow of the British Academy, has been highlighted in the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Research Performance and Economic Impact Report (RPEI) 2012/13.

Rising temperatures hinder Indian wheat production

29 July 2014

Geographers at the University of Southampton have found a link between increasing average temperatures in India and a reduction in wheat production.

Latest scientific research into Windermere revealed

10 July 2014

Dr Peter Langdon, Reader in Palaeoenvironmental Change in Geography joined colleagues from Ocean and Earth Science (OES) at a workshop presentation of the results of research into England’s largest lake to local groups and organisations.

Developing your research project; free online course to support you

4 July 2014

A free, pioneering online initiative to help people develop basic research skills launches today at the University of Southampton.